protective edge

“The Torch of Bravery” – “Lapid HaGvura” A day of study and sport, in memory of 2nd Lieutenant Yuval Heiman, z”l, who died defending Israel during Operation Protective Edge. “We must transform our grief into something constructive.” On Thursday, December 18th, students from OTS Derech Avot High School in Efrat were joined by soldiers from the Paratroopers’ …

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OTS-trained rabbis and educators currently serving communities in the Diaspora have temporarily traded in their ‘shlichlut‘ to the world for emergency ‘shlichut’ in Israel, returning home to join their comrades in Gaza. It is common for graduates of OTS’s Beren-Amiel and Straus-Amiel emissary programs serving as rabbis and educators in Jewish communities overseas to return …

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Yuval Heiman z"l

“Protective Edge:”  Rabbi Shlomo Riskin Reflects upon a Unique Nation The Sages of the Talmud teach that the Holy One, Blessed be He, dons t’filin (phylacteries) every day (as it were); they suggest that in the boxes (“houses”) of God’s t’filin are verses paralleling the boxes (“houses”) worn by the Israelites, the first verse in …

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Yuval Heiman

The Ohr Torah Stone family mourns the heroic soldiers who were killed defending Israel in Operation Protective Edge, amongst them our alumnus, Second Lieutenant Yuval Heiman, a graduate of the “Derech Avot” High School in Efrat. The funeral took place on Tuesday morning, 24 Tammuz 5774 (22/7/14), at the Har Herzl Military Cemetery. Shiva will …

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